Samsung announces connected Smart Cameras at CES 2013
Samsung, at the CES 2013, announced 6 new models in the Smart Camera 2.0 series. The new Smart Camera lineup allows users to share their images directly from the camera or to control the camera with their Android smartphone or tablet.
The new camera models include the WB30F, WB250F/WB200F, the WB800F, DV150F and the ST150F.
Unlike the Samsung Galaxy Camera, the Smart Camera lineup are not cameras with Android, but are regular cameras with Internet connection and touch interface.
The Samsung WB30F is a mini cam in the new lineup that can shoot videos of up to 720p@30fps. It features a 10x optical zoom, starting from 24mm. It’s also got a 3-inch screen that is not touch sensitive.
The Samsung WB250F camera has 18x optical zoom, a 14.2 Megapixel BSI CMOS sensor and an extra wide 24mm angle of view in the wide end of the zoom. The 3-inch screen is touch sensitive. Furthermore, there is a full manual mode for experienced photographers.
The Samsung WB800F has a 21x Optical zoom and an F2.8 lens. There’s a 16.3 Megapixel BSI CMOS sensor and a 3-inch touchscreen on the back. Videos up to 1080p can be shot and there is a Best Face recognition for group photos.
The Samsung DV150F has specially been made for people obsessed with taking self-portraits. Hence it has a 1.48” front-facing LCD screen. It has a 16.2MP CCD sensor and a bright F2.5 5x optical zoom lens and starting from 25mm. It has a non-touch sensitive 2.7 inch screen.